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Thanksgiving Break, NOV. 23-25: Classes Canceled, Offices Closed.:

The Max Chambers Library will be open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Nov. 22., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 23 and will be closed Nov. 24-26. The Wellness Center will be closed Nov. 23-27 and will resume normal hours Nov. 28.

The B.F.A. Dance Performance program provides comprehensive training which includes advanced levels of ballet, modern, and jazz as well as movement studies including pedagogy, improvisation, composition, movement analysis, history, and anatomy. Additional opportunities for studies in aerial dance, hip hop, and world dance forms.



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The Bachelor’s of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Dance Performance focuses on four main areas of study: technique, movement analysis, choreography and methodology. Coursework includes advanced levels of technique in ballet, modern, and jazz as well as movement studies including Laban Movement Analysis, Bartenieff Fundamentals, and Anatomy.

Degree Sheet

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

The UCO College of Fine Arts and Design annually awards more than $150,000 in scholarships with more than 90 scholarship opportunities.  Our talented and ambitious students ensure that CFAD remains a center for excellence in the fine and performing arts. CFAD scholarships recognize the dedication displayed in the classroom, in performances, and in exhibitions, as well as help our students make their studies a primary focal point and not monetary stress.

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Career Opportunities

Dance career opportunities include: 

  • Stage Performance
  • Choreography
  • Theme Parks
  • Cruise Ships
  • Video
  • Artistic Direction/Rehearsal Direction

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the Metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.